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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glenwood School / Glenelm School (96 Carmen Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Built by the construction firm of Hazellon and Walin under the supervision of W. A. Martin, the two-storey brick school opened in 1929. It was originally planned to be called Elmwood School but, on opening, was known as Glenwood School. In 1948, to avoid confusion with Glenwood School in St. Vital, it was renamed Glenelm School. Additions were made in the late 1980s and late 1990s.

Principals

Period

Principal

1929-1944

Margaret Jane “Evelyn” Corbett (1882-1955)

1944-1961

Dora May Little Lowry (1896-1995)

1961-1966

John Lorne Wright (1913-1996)

1966-1968

Frances Louise Martin (1924-2002)

1968-1970

R. Peters

1970-?

?

?-1989

Don McLaren

1989-2005

?

2005-2018

Brian Peterson

Teachers

Period

Principal

1929-1930

(partial) Dora May Little

1930-1931

Frances C. Landers, Dora May Little, Margaret MacLeod, P. Reid, F. A. Sanderson

1931-1932

Cathleen L. Henderson, Frances C. Landers, Dora May Little, Margaret J. McLeod, B. Nicks, P. Reid

1932-1933

Cathleen L. Henderson, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1933-1934

Margaret Jane “Evelyn” Corbett (grade 6), Cathleen L. Henderson (grades 2-3), Frances C. Lander (grades 1-2), Dora May Little (grades 5-6), Winnifred McGrath (grade 4), Margaret McLeod (grade 1), Maude Pogue (grades 4-5)

1934-1935

Cathleen L. Henderson, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Winnifred McGrath, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1935-1936

Cathleen L. Henderson, M. Lamb, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Winnifred McGrath, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1936-1937

Cathleen L. Henderson, M. Lamb, Frances C. Lander, Dora May. Little, Winnifred McGrath, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1937-1938

Cathleen L. Henderson, M. Lamb, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Winnifred McGrath, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1938-1939

Cathleen L. Henderson, M. Lamb, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1939-1940

Cathleen L. Henderson, Frances C. Lander, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue, D. Williams

1940-1941

Cathleen L. Henderson, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue, F. Riddell

1941-1942

E. Cox, Cathleen L. Henderson, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1942-1943

E. D. Cox, Cathleen L. Henderson, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1943-1944

E. D. Cox, Cathleen L. Henderson, Dora May Little, Margaret McLeod, Maude Pogue

1944-1945

M. Campbell, E. D. Cox, Cathleen L. Henderson, Maude Pogue

1945-1946

M. Campbell, E. Cox, V. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Maude Pogue

1946-1947

M. P. Campbell, E. D. Cox, V. M. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Maude R. Pogue, L. Wylie

1947-1948

M. P. Campbell, E. D. Cox, V. M. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, M. J. Hunter, Maude R. Pogue, A. M. Webster

1948-1949

Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss E. D. Cox, Mrs. V. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Mrs. M. J. Hunter, Maude R. Pogue, Miss C. Simpson

1949-1950

Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss E. D. Cox, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Mrs. J. M. Hunter, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin

1950-1951

Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss E. D. Cox, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Mrs. J. M. Hunter, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin

1951-1952

Miss M. Bunting, Miss M. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. V. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Mrs. M. J. Hunter, Maude Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin

1952-1953

Miss M. Bunting, Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Cathleen L. Henderson, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin

195-1954

Miss M. Bunting, Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin, Mrs. V. Thornton

1954-1955

Miss M. Bunting, Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin, Miss M. Waldon

1955-1956

Mrs. E. R. Black, Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. V. M. Doe, Maude R. Pogue, Miss A. Sherebrin, Miss M. Waldon

1956-1957

Mrs. E. R. Black, Miss M. P. Campbell, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. Vera M. Doe, Maude R. Pogue, Mrs. M. Peterson, Miss A. Sherebrin

1957-1958

Mrs. G. Best, Mrs. E. R. Black, Miss M. Crowe, Miss H. Mabbee, Maude Pogue, Miss F. Reichart, Miss M. Taylor

1958-1959

Mrs. G. Best, Mrs. E. R. Black, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. D. Matheson, Maude Pogue, Miss F. Reichart, Mrs. A. Scorgie

1959-1960

Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. M. James, Miss M. Pogue, Miss F. Reichart, Mrs J. Robinson, Mrs. A. Scorgie?, Miss S. Willoughby

1960-1961

Mrs. B. Cowin, Miss M. Crowe, Mrs. M. James, Mrs. M. Olafson, Maude Pogue, Miss L. Prosnyck, Mrs. A. Scorgie

1961-1962

Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss M. Crowe, Miss M. Karain, Mrs. J. Phelps, Miss L. Prosnyck, Mrs. A. Scorgie, Miss J. Wise

1962-1963

?

1963-1964

Mrs. J. Adanac, Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss G. Hamm, Miss M. E. Shoesmith, Miss K. Skeel, Mrs. B. Straszynski, Mrs. L. Snyder, Mrs. C. Warren

1964-1965

Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss G. Hamm, Miss G. Larson, Mrs. E. J. MacRae, Mrs. J. Marks, Mrs. B. Pinegman?, Miss K. Steel, Mrs. C. Warren

1965-1966

Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss J. Dueck, Mrs. J. Foth, Mrs. A. Hatten, Miss M. Kotyk, Mrs. J. Marks, Miss K. Steel, Mrs. C. Warren

1966-1967

Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss J. Dueck, Mrs. I. Foth, Mrs. A. Hatten, Miss R.? M.?, Miss B. Neufield, Mrs. L. Patson, Mrs. M. Ruta

1967-1968

Mrs. E. Burridge, Miss J. Dueck, Mrs. I. Foth, Mrs. A. Hatten, Miss B. Neufield, Mrs. C. Ousey, Mrs. L. Patson, Mrs. M. Ruta

1968-1969

Mrs. E. Burridge, Mrs. S. Dubois, Miss J. Dueck, Mrs. I. Foth, Mrs. B. Giesbrecht, Mrs. A. Hatten, Mrs. B. Horsburgh, Mrs. C. Ousey, Mrs. L. Patson, Mrs. M. Ruta

Photos & Maps

Glen Elm School

Glenelm School (no date)
Source: Winnipeg School Division

Glen Elm School

Glenelm School, back elevation (no date)
Source: Winnipeg School Division

Glen Elm School

Glenelm School, street view (no date)
Source: Winnipeg School Division

Glen Elm School

Glenelm School (November 2016)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.91634, W97.11721
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glenwood School (51 Blenheim Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Building plan includes new Elmwood School,” Winnipeg Tribune, 10 April 1929, page 3.

“Contracts let for schools to cost $395,507,” Winnipeg Tribune, 25 June 1929, page 3.

“14 school appointments confirmed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 May 1968, page 53.

“Principals shuffled,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly North Edition, 2 July 1989, page 2.

A Study of Public School Buildings in Manitoba by David Butterfield, Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage and Tourism, 1994, 230 pages.

“New Principals named for five city schools,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 June 2005, page B6.

We thank the Winnipeg School Division for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 October 2017

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